Course:LFS350/Projects/2014W1/T7

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Project Title

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House Youth Herb Garden Development

Organization Name

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

Address

2131 Renfrew Street

Website

www.froghollow.bc.ca

Community Partner Name

Molina Chow

Email Address

molina@froghollow.bc.ca

Phone Number

604-251-1225 ext. 227

Availability for Contact (in September, October and November):

cell: 778-838-7973

Project Scope Statement

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House is committed to support community and some of our values are environment sustainability, innovation & creativity, & healthy communities. By providing simple ways to sustain and maintain food for the community, we continue to find unique ways to engage our community. Without a project like this, we don't have the structure or capacity to fulfill the needs of our community.

Goals and Objectives

  • to review the food security programs currently providing & how to grow from it
  • create or brainstorm the process of a social enterprise with youth in our community through a herb market
  • workshops for youth or community in the benefits of herbs
  • develop a herb garden on site

Recommended Research Methods

interview, observational study &/or survey

Potential Information Sources

Expected Outcomes

  • knowledge in the community on herbs & social enterprise
  • maintain a herb market for the community
  • continue to provide food for our community
  • provide a space where the community can feel comfort or peace through a herb garden

Potential community service opportunities

  • help youth develop/design the green space for the herb garden (Project Green Space)
  • support youth in develop and lead games on earth charter/sustainability/zero waste/local food/outdoor art
  • host community booth to share project on gardening design, zero waste and local food at our annual pumpkin patch Oct 18th
  • support youth in displaying art to the community